08-24-2017, 11:35 AM
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I own several Wiborg, Shavemacs and other well known brushes.  A week and a half ago I purchased from BullGoose a Thater 4125 2 band, fan shape in 26mm.  I could not believe how soft this brush was however, still maintaining a nice backbone.  I liked it so much I just took delivery of a 4125, 2 band, fan shape in 28mm.  Boy if you have not tried one of these you should. The knot on the 28mm looks darker than the 26mm because it is still wet.


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 08-24-2017, 11:40 AM
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Thäter makes great brushes, I agree. Nice pair!

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 08-24-2017, 12:15 PM
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  • eengler
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Totally Agree! One of my best shaving purchases Thumbsup

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 08-24-2017, 12:49 PM
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  • SCOV
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Both a Wilborg and Thater are high on my wish list.  Nice pair of brushes.  Your glowing comments are not helping my credit card.

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 08-24-2017, 01:15 PM
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(08-24-2017, 12:49 PM)SCOV Wrote: Both a Wilborg and Thater are high on my wish list.  Nice pair of brushes.  Your glowing comments are not helping my credit card.

I agree I own several Wiborg brushes and they and Thater are some of the best brushes made

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 08-24-2017, 04:57 PM
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I used my thater 4125/1 two band fan brush for a year straight! It's that good. I bought Bullgoose's Thater beehive fan brush to try a beehive handle because they've always caught my eye. I didn't know you could improve perfection, but the Thater beehive brush proved me wrong. The lowered loft combined with a beehive handle creates a lovely combination for face lathering. I ended up buying 2 more Thater beehive brushes because I don't want to ever go without one.

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 08-24-2017, 06:13 PM
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Excellent! I only have one myself but it surely is a top contender in my line up.

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 08-25-2017, 05:59 AM
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I agree. I have a 4425/4 2-Band Silvertip with a 26mm knot. Exceptional!

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 08-25-2017, 08:43 AM
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Today I used my new Thater 28mm for the first time.  It is everything I hoped it would be.  Very soft tips but good backbone.  I went back to bowl lathering and it created a bowl full of incredible lather.  It very easily it covered my face with that lather.  Very happy I purchased it.

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 08-25-2017, 04:20 PM
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The Thater 4125 series are among the best brushes available today.  As an added plus, they're in stock at BullGoose and you can have one in two to three days.  No buying hype or having to wait.

Anyone who likes the 26mm 4125-2 in a fan ought to consider the 26mm TSN/Thater Beehive LE in a fan.  The 26mm fan knot on the Thater 4125-2 is set to a 55 mm loft.  The same 26mm fan knot on the Beehive is set to a 52mm loft.  With a loft that's 3mm lower, the Beehive has slightly better backbone, with no loss of softness or flow.

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 08-26-2017, 07:37 AM
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(08-25-2017, 04:20 PM)TheLegalRazor Wrote: The Thater 4125 series are among the best brushes available today.  As an added plus, they're in stock at BullGoose and you can have one in two to three days.  No buying hype or having to wait.

Anyone who likes the 26mm 4125-2 in a fan ought to consider the 26mm TSN/Thater Beehive LE in a fan.  The 26mm fan knot on the Thater 4125-2 is set to a 55 mm loft.  The same 26mm fan knot on the Beehive is set to a 52mm loft.  With a loft that's 3mm lower, the Beehive has slightly better backbone, with no loss of softness or flow.

I got my two from Phil at BullGoose.  And depending where you live if you buy on Monday you will have it Tuesday.

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 08-26-2017, 07:55 AM
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  • Rufus
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My Thater 3-band and 2-band silvertips are tops.

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 08-26-2017, 08:25 AM
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(08-24-2017, 11:35 AM)Tidepool Wrote: I own several Wiborg, Shavemacs and other well known brushes.  A week and a half ago I purchased from BullGoose a Thater 4125 2 band, fan shape in 26mm.  I could not believe how soft this brush was however, still maintaining a nice backbone.  I liked it so much I just took delivery of a 4125, 2 band, fan shape in 28mm.  Boy if you have not tried one of these you should. The knot on the 28mm looks darker than the 26mm because it is still wet.


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(08-25-2017, 05:59 AM)Coyote Wrote: I agree. I have a 4425/4 2-Band Silvertip with a 26mm knot. Exceptional!

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Great brushes, gents. Thanks for sharing Smile

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 08-26-2017, 09:19 AM
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I just may have to break down and pick up a Thater. Would love to see either of those two knots in the clear acrylic handle.

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 08-26-2017, 09:30 AM
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(08-26-2017, 09:19 AM)Pfirnett Wrote: I just may have to break down and pick up a Thater. Would love to see either of those two knots in the clear acrylic handle.

Same - you really can't find the plexi handles very easily, at least I haven't had any luck finding them

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 08-26-2017, 09:38 AM
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(08-26-2017, 09:30 AM)JRRIII Wrote:
(08-26-2017, 09:19 AM)Pfirnett Wrote: I just may have to break down and pick up a Thater. Would love to see either of those two knots in the clear acrylic handle.

Same - you really can't find the plexi handles very easily, at least I haven't had any luck finding them

Thater discontinued the plexi handles 18 months ago

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 08-26-2017, 10:32 AM
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(08-26-2017, 09:38 AM)bullgoose Wrote:
(08-26-2017, 09:30 AM)JRRIII Wrote:
(08-26-2017, 09:19 AM)Pfirnett Wrote: I just may have to break down and pick up a Thater. Would love to see either of those two knots in the clear acrylic handle.

Same - you really can't find the plexi handles very easily, at least I haven't had any luck finding them

Thater discontinued the plexi handles 18 months ago

But if you were really motivated to find such a handle, there's a guy...

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 08-26-2017, 11:33 AM
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(08-26-2017, 10:32 AM)mike_the_kraken Wrote:
(08-26-2017, 09:38 AM)bullgoose Wrote:
(08-26-2017, 09:30 AM)JRRIII Wrote: Same - you really can't find the plexi handles very easily, at least I haven't had any luck finding them

Thater discontinued the plexi handles 18 months ago

But if you were really motivated to find such a handle, there's a guy...

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I just purchase a brush on BST and have a second one inbound from a WTB posting I made. Plus I've made a deposit with Brad Sears, so I need to slow down a bit, but I may come back to this a little later.

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 08-26-2017, 11:36 AM
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Ha! I meant, Bernd... not me!

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 08-26-2017, 11:44 AM
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Duh, I just looked at the bottom of the brush in your picture.
Sorry

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